Tag Archives: Cybersecurity Act of 2012

ALA to senate: “protect privacy and civil liberties”

Today, the American Library Association joined 38 other companies and civil liberties organizations to urge the Senate to protect Americans’ privacy when drafting new cybersecurity legislation. The coalition letter submitted to Congress by the group asks that new cybersecurity information sharing legislation maintains the privacy protections from the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (S.3414). “The newly disclosed NSA programs clearly illustrate ... Read More »

How your phone can help you turn into a super library advocate

Last week, we sent out our first action alert using our new advocacy tool, Mobile Commons. This was an exciting first step because it was our first time using mobile technology with our network of strong library advocates. Mobile Commons allows us to send text message alerts to our mobile list. From there, our advocates can connect directly to their ... Read More »